List of illustrations

  • Madonna and Child
  • Reconstruction of a proposed polyptych by Giotto, showing Madonna and Child in center
  • Madonna and Child, paint cross section of gilded background
  • Madonna and Child, false-color infrared reflectogram
  • Madonna and Child, false-color infrared reflectogram, detail
  • Madonna and Child, detail
  • Madonna and Child, paint cross section from lower part of the Christ Child's forearm
  • Madonna and Child, photomacrograph
  • Madonna and Child, paint cross section from the Madonna's mantle
  • Madonna and Child, EDX spectrum of a turquoise blue particle
  • Madonna and Child, detail of rose: (a) in visible light; (b)false-color infrared reflectogram
  • The Entombment
  • Alloys of Riccio's reliefs determined by XRF analysis
  • The Entombment, reverse
  • The Entombment, X-radiograph
  • The Entombment, detail
  • Diagram of the preparation of the wax model, investment, and casting process of The Entombment
  • The Entombment, detail
  • The Entombment, detail
  • The Victory of Constantine
  • The Victory of Constantine (reverse)
  • The Discovery of the True Cross, detail
  • The Story of Judith
  • David and the Transport of the Ark of the Covenant, detail
  • Four lower registers of paschal candlestick, detail
  • Christological narratives, second register of the paschal candlestick, detail
  • Saint Martin and the Beggar
  • Saint Martin and the Beggar, reverse
  • Saint Martin and the Beggar, detail
  • Paschal candlestick, detail of female figure
  • Funeral, detail of the Della Torre monument
  • Funeral, detail of the Della Torre monument, reverse
  • The Descent into Limbo
  • The Entombment, detail of male figure group; Death, detail of male figure group from the Della Torre monument
  • Kate Simpson and Auguste Rodin in his studio
  • The Walking Man (L’Homme qui marche)
  • Head of Balzac
  • La France
  • The Kiss (Le Baiser)
  • The Kiss (Le Baiser), detail of inscription
  • A Burgher of Calais (Jean d’Aire)
  • Eugène Rudier beside an enlarged version of The Thinker (Le Penseur)
  • The Thinker (Le Penseur), detail of interior
  • Jean Limet and his son, Jean Limet, in their Paris studio
  • Letter from Jean Limet to Auguste Rodin
  • Diagram of sand-casting process
  • The Age of Bronze (L'Age d'Airain)
  • The Age of Bronze (L'Age d'Airain), X-radiograph
  • The Age of Bronze (L'Age d'Airain), underside
  • The Thinker (Le Penseur)
  • The Thinker (Le Penseur), X-radiograph
  • The Thinker (Le Penseur), interior
  • Alloy composition of Auguste Rodin’s Simpson bronzes at the National Gallery of Art, determined by XRF analysis
  • La France, detail
  • The Age of Bronze (L'Age d'Airain), detail
  • Receipt from Poulenc Frères
  • La France, detail
  • The Thinker (Le Penseur), detail
  • The Futurist's New York
  • Table of pigments in sixteen watercolor paintings by John Marin in the National Gallery of Art
  • White Lake, New York
  • Landscape
  • Diagram illustrating the position of primaries in six major color theories
  • Notre Dame
  • The Seine after the Storm
  • French Landscape
  • Tyrol Series
  • Woolworth Building No. 28
  • Woolworth Building No. 28, detail
  • Woolworth Building No. 28, macrophotographs
  • Woolworth Building No. 28, False-color MSI image
  • Woolworth Building No. 28, False-color luminescence image
  • John Marin holding The Modern Evolution of Plastic Expression
  • West Point, Maine
  • Abstraction
  • Note written by John Marin
  • Deer Isle, Maine
  • Echo Lake, Franconia Range, White Mountain Country
  • Image analysis of John Marin’s watercolors showing the transformation of the artist’s colors comparing early and late works
  • Mark Rothko in his studio
  • FTIR and GC-MS results for paint and ground samples from fifteen paintings by Mark Rothko
  • Untitled
  • Untitled, detail
  • Untitled, detail
  • Untitled, detail of the tacking edge
  • Mark Rothko teaching at the California School of Fine Arts
  • No. 22
  • Untitled, detail
  • Untitled, detail
  • Untitled, photomacrograph
  • No. 22, detail of the tacking edge
  • Untitled, cross section
  • Untitled, Cross section
  • Untitled, Cross section
  • Untitled
  • Untitled, detail in specular light
  • Untitled, detail of the tacking edge
  • Mark Rothko at the Betty Parsons Gallery
  • Untitled, cross section
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Lucina Brembati
  • Portrait of a Lady, detail
  • Portrait of a Lady, detail
  • Portrait of a Lady, X-radiograph
  • Portrait of a Lady, cross section
  • Portrait of a Lady, cross section
  • Portrait of a Lady, infrared reflectogram
  • Portrait of a Young Woman with a Fan
  • The Magdalen, composite infrared reflectogram
  • Portrait of a Lady, before conservation
  • Portrait of a Lady, during conservation
  • Portrait of a Lady, during conservation, detail
  • A Boy for Meg [1]
  • A Boy for Meg [2]
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Facture, volume 2, presents great works of art in new contexts. Examining the art of two very different eras — the Italian Renaissance and the twentieth century — the essays in this volume share a common approach...
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The great Florentine artist and architect, Giotto di Bondone (probably 1266 – 1337) had an important influence on Italian art in the late thirteenth century...
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In 1957, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, received a large bronze relief depicting The Entombment by the Renaissance sculptor Andrea Briosco (1470 – 1532), nicknamed “Riccio” for his curly hair...
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Perhaps the greatest and most prolific sculptor of his time, Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) profited from technological advances in late nineteenth-century bronze-casting practices to serialize his sculpture...
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On February 17, 1913, New York’s 69th Regiment Armory opened its doors for the International Exhibition of Modern Art, soon to pass into history as the Armory Show...
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Mark Rothko (1903 – 1970) was a reclusive painter, rarely allowing anyone to see him at work in his studio (fig. 1) and reticent when questioned about his painting techniques and materials...
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Bernardino Luini (c. 1480 – 1532) arrived in Milan around 1500, where he came into the orbit of Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519)...
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Andy Warhol’s (1928 – 1987) large paintings on canvas from 1961 through the first half of 1962 represent an important and pivotal body of work...
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